Tough launch for Love Island but Nine wins Sunday
Ratings: Only 155,000 viewers tuned in for 9GO!'s new reality show. Gordon Ramsay fires up TEN kitchen.
Despite all the hype around Love Island it has launched to a disappointing 155,000 on 9GO!
That wasn’t enough to topple a 7mate movie The Avengers at 222,000. Numerous ABC KIDS shows also rated higher across the day.
9GO!’s share for the evening at 3.6% was even lower than last Sunday’s 4.1%.
The arrival of Gordon Ramsay into the MasterChef Kitchen ensured it was the top reality performer at 903,000 viewers, eclipsing The Voice on 896,000 and House Rules at 795,000.
But Sunday Night also suffered a switch off with just 444,000 interested in Jacqui Lambie’s love woes.
ABC News was best for ABC at 739,000.
Nine network won Sunday with 32.1% then Seven 27.8%, TEN 19.5%, ABC 14.5% and SBS 6.1%.
Nine News (1.11m) was best for Nine then The Voice (896,000), 60 Minutes (721,000 in preliminary figures) and a Love Island replay (246,000 in preliminary figures, expected to be adjusted to 160,000).
Seven News was #1 with 1.18m then House Rules (795,000), Sunday Night (444,000) and Crimes that Shook the World (188,000).
MasterChef Australia (903,000) won for TEN then The Sunday Project (479,000 / 281,000), Roseanne (392,000), TEN Eyewitness News (306,000), Family Feud and NCIS (both 213,000). SEAL Team was just 101,000.
ABC News (739,000), Attenborough and the Empire of the Ants (541,000), Agatha Christie’s Ordeal by Innocence (469,000), Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (256,000), The Checkout (175,000) and Janis: Little Girl Blue (138,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Britain’s Pompeii at 225,000 then Elvis: The Searcher (192,000) and SBS World News (150,000).
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 27 May 2018